Star Wars: The Clone Wars

Season 2 Episode 25

Children of the Force

Aired Saturday 9:30 AM Oct 09, 2009 on Cartoon Network



  • Trivia

    • Mustafar was a prominent planet in Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. It was the final base for the Separatists, and the setting of an epic duel between Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi.

    • One of the planets Cad Bane visited was Glee Anselm, homeworld of Nautolans, members of Kit Fisto's species.

    • The holographic mobile hovering over the Gungan toddler's crib includes a colo clawfish and a sando aqua monster, two of the massive underwater beasts that plagued Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon's submarine in Episode I.

    • Newsreel:
      A thief hunted! In a daring assault Anakin Skywalker and his Padawan Ahsoka boarded the warship of cunning bounty hunter Cad Bane to recover a stolen holocron containing a list of the galaxy's Force-sensitive children and future Jedi Knights. After a desperate chase and duel with the villain, Anakin and his troops defeated Bane, but were forced to evacuate his doomed vessel without the holocron...

      Jedi Fortune Cookie: "The first step to correcting a mistake is patience."

  • Quotes

  • Notes

  • Allusions

    • Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones

      Mace Windu and Obi-Wan Kenobi standing back-to-back whilst defending against laser turrets mirrors a similar scene in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones on Geonosis.

    • Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back:

      After Bane escapes from the Resolute, Anakin angrily holds his arms behind his back, and walks away. This forshadows what Darth Vader does at the end of The Empire Strikes Back after the Millennium Falcon escapes.

    • Admiral Yularen: No! Lock them all down, hurry!

      This is a reference to C-3PO's line, "No! Shut them all down, hurry!" in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, when R2-D2 is attempting to shut down the trash compactors aboard the Death Star.